As the story goes, folklore of the area led to the naming of the winery. During the 1800s, enslaved families ran through the area under cover of night against the backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment, which guided them to the Niagara River, and once across on Canadian soil...to Freedom!
Learn more about the historical connection that Freedom Run Winery has to the Underground Railroad by visiting the Tasting Room for a wine tasting. Weather permitting, stroll on the Freedom Art Walk through the vineyards and apple orchard, and up to the Niagara Escarpment which runs through the property.
Continue your tour of the area with a visit to the following places to learn more about the history of the Underground Railroad:
Explore the history of the Underground Railway at the nearby Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, with a visit to one of the natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls;
End the day with dinner in the quaint town of Lewistown, NY, after a visit to the Freedom Crossing Monument, which honors Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.
The land at Freedom Run Winery offers a chance to congregate, contemplate, and commune with nature. Enjoy a wine tasting and a stroll on our Freedom Art Walk to the base of the Niagara Escarpment, which runs through the center of Freedom Run Winery. Tastings are $8 for individuals or $9.95 for groups of 6 or more.